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A Career In CNC Machining: What You Need To Know

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CNC Machining: A Growing Industry CNC, aka Computer Numerical Control – originated back in the 1950s. At the time, it was mechanical punch cards directing machine tools to complete certain tasks. Now, we have advanced computers and Computer Assisted Design programs controlling tools that are capable of a wide array of actions, tool changes, workpiece […]

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3 Tips for Proper CNC Tool Inspection

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A machine that creates perfection also needs to be maintained to perfection. The prep work is half the work itself and to avoid breakage, dysfunctionality, and bad quality work, it’s a must to inspect CNC tools. Everyone has their own method, but in this blog we will be discussing what we believe at Epic Tool […]

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A Quick Guide to CNC Cutting

CNC cutting has evolved with major leaps Regardless of the shape, design, edge, or opening – CNC Cutting machines can manage basically anything you throw at it. However, it wasn’t always that way. Right after its arrival in the 1950s, CNC Cutting was quite simple when compared with the high-tech that emerges from CNC machines […]

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CNC Milling vs Lathe

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There differences between CNC milling vs lathe functionality is very distinct. It all depends on the needed results and the workpiece, but the difference between the two machines is definitely evident. For clarification, a CNC Mill uses a table that grips the workpiece while moving it around a stationary tool cutting head. A CNC Lathe […]

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The Best Qualities of a Professional CNC Machinist

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Whether you’re considering a CNC Machinist career or already working as one in the industry and just looking to climb the ladder of success; either way, the best qualities of a professional CNC Machinist are what you need to succeed. Besides, if you’re reading this chances are you’re already a perfectionist because if you weren’t, […]

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Understanding Types of CNC Coolant Delivery Systems

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Coolant delivery systems vary in CNC machining One of the most important parts of the machining process is the coolant. It is widely used to temper high temperatures typically during machining and helps in chip evacuation. In this blog, you will discover the various types of coolant delivery methods that are typically used in CNC […]

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The Best Preventative Maintenance Checklist for CNC Machines

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It’s safe to say we can all agree that solving problems before they actually happen is the smart thing to do. Especially for CNC machines, it’s an absolute must! Due to so many CNC machines in operation today, it’s very important to keep a Preventative Maintenance checklist short, sweet, and straight to the point. You […]

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CNC Operator vs CNC Machinist: What’s the difference?

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Operator vs Machinist CNC Machinists are skilled and knowledgeable of two main things and it’s not hard to guess either. CNC, and machining. Typically, CNC Machinists are highly trained machinists who learned CNC programming from the ground up as part of their training and eventually on the job. These experts combine their technical knowledge of […]

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The Growing Popularity of Tungsten Carbide

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Epic Tool is a Hamilton CNC machinery company specializing in tungsten carbide. Our highly experienced staff is dedicated to providing the most exceptional customer service and crafting premium carbide tools for all our clients. We have seen it bloom and gain more popularity throughout our time in the carbide industry. This blog article will unpack […]

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The Advantages of CNC Machining for Manufacturers

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Epic Tool is a Hamilton-based business that specializes in custom carbide tooling and CNC machining. We have been committed to providing exceptional customer service paired with top-notch carbide tool solutions. We have long-term relationships with our clients who are a part of highly regarded innovative industries that create state-of-the-art products and technologies. We have put […]

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